HUNGARY: Fourth Jamboree

Danube river steamers coasting downstream from Vienna were jammed last week with Boy Scouts of 37 nations, going to the Fourth World Jamboree of 30,000 Scouts in the former Royal Hunting Preserves 17 miles from Budapest. On one of the steamers, completely unnoticed by 100 U. S. Scouts keen at spotting the peculiarities of birds, trees and beetles, was an elderly Briton. The old man in mufti who kept the secret of his incognito was "B.-P.," beloved Lieut.-General Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell, 76, founder of the Boy Scouts in 1908 and...

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